Table 1

Summary of the characteristics of the controls and the subjects with SCD

Males

Females

SCD

Controls

P-value

SCD

Control

P-value


Age (yrs)

10.3 ± 4.8

10.6 ± 5.4

NS

11.8 ± 4.9

11.7 ± 4.8

NS

PCV (%)

25.6 ± 4.8

38.6 ± 6.2

<0.001

24.7 ± 3.9

37.4 ± 4.1

<0.001

Ht (cm)

130 ± 6.0

133 ± 29

NS

133 ± 24.0

138 ± 22.8

NS

Wt (kg)

27.8 ± 13.2

31.4 ± 17.8

NS

30.9 ± 15.6

34.5 ± 15.5

NS

BMI (kg/m2)

15.5 ± 1.8

16.3 ± 2.9

NS

16.2 ± 3.7

17.0 ± 3.3

NS

FFM (kg)

20.5 ± 10.9

23.8 ± 14.5

NS

20.2 ± 10.6

23.6 ± 10.2

NS

%FFM

72.1 ± 6.6

74.1 ± 11

NS

65.4 ± 6.4

68.8 ± 8.0

NS

BF (kg)

7.3 ± 2.9

7.6 ± 4.5

NS

10.6 ± 6.0

10.9 ± 5.9

NS

% BF

27.9 ± 6.6

25.9 ± 11.4

NS

34.6 ± 6.4

31.2 ± 8.0

NS

PA (deg)

5.01 ± 0.97

5.67 ± 1.23

0.02

4.62 ± 1.04

5.79 ± 1.10

<0.001


NS, not significant; PCV, packed cell volume; BMI (body mass index), FFM (fat free mass), BF (body fat), PA (phase angle)

VanderJagt et al. Lipids in Health and Disease 2003 2:2   doi:10.1186/1476-511X-2-2

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